Cloud Engagement Advisory Senior Manager – KPMG UK – Aberdeen


The Team

KPMG’s Cloud Transformation practice is an award-winning team of over 100 consultants that helps clients transform the way CIOs and their teams deliver technology services to their business stakeholders. We help the UK’s largest and most complex organisations develop cloud strategies, build the operating models, architectures and capabilities to deliver value from cloud, and operate their cloud or hybrid estates effectively and cost-efficiently.

We use KPMG’s deep industry insights, C-suite relationships, cloud architecture capabilities, alliances and cloud adoption accelerators ranging from our cloud value labs and Cloud Cost Management models to our controls frameworks and landing zones to deliver lasting business benefits through technology. Our 500+ strong engineering teams implement these strategies and solutions – sitting at the heart of major transformations across the UK, helping technology executives convert business strategy into compelling technology outcomes.

With the pandemic having a profound impact on the business models and priorities of clients across all our public sector clients. We need Senior Architects that are comfortable providing advice to C-suite leaders across Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare to join a vibrant and dynamic team, the work is rewarding, complex and engaging.

Cloud Strategy

Cloud (IaaS / PaaS) Solutions architecture

Infrastructure and Applications architecture

Your Role:

As a Cloud Transformation Advisor in IGH, you will support KPMG with the delivery of immediate value and impact, to public sector customers undergoing a transform of their IT environment, through well-organised cloud adoption strategies, application analysis, cloud centres of excellence and finally implementing the transformations.

By working closely with C-level stakeholders you will, as a trusted cloud technologist, be directly responsible for outlining the overall vision by using the right solutions to business leaders. Additionally, Advisors will act as a source of support for customers, throughout the cloud transformation journey, building a relationship and helping to ensure the implementation of key organisational change.

Key Responsibilities:

Advisors with an IT Architecture focus are required to use their industry experience and SME knowledge to provide services in the following areas:

Market Development

Working with colleagues, identify and develop specific engagement opportunities translating potential demand into new engagements

Developing strong client relationships with c-suite stakeholders, understanding business problems and identifying commercial opportunities for KPMG

Managing and coordinating internal risk/engagement management processes, developing high level plans, budget calculators, attending Deal Boards and gaining approval to start work.

Understand public procurement processes, and considerations for new consumption methods (for example contracting, OPEX vs CAPEX)

Client Delivery

Ability to manage stakeholder expectations whilst delivering to time, cost and quality

Lead the design and build of cloud/technology roadmaps, implementation strategies, transformation plan and high-level architecture for public sector clients

Provide impartial assessment of cloud strategy and vendor technology proposals

Provide insight across a range of technology areas including integration and hybrid hosting scenarios

Capability Development

Contributing to the development of a vibrant and profitable architecture capability group

Working with colleagues to maximise our knowledge and experience. Harvesting approaches and credentials

Sharing knowledge, coaching and advising colleagues

The Person

We are looking to strengthen our team with vibrant leaders who can communicate and manage the relationships with senior stakeholders, build compelling transformation journeys and crucially are passionate about the public sector. Candidates should demonstrate:

Outstanding interpersonal skills, able to inspire teams and develop new client relationships

Significant experience of working with the public sector, ideally when in a consulting role

Experience in public cloud implementations including infrastructure sizing and costing, and familiarity with cloud migration tools that work across AWS, Azure, and Google

Track record in advising or delivering complex large-scale architectural solutions on cloud

Good understanding of infrastructure, network, database, security architecture, IAM for cloud-based solutions, approaches to migrating application portfolios to the cloud

Knowledge of IT operate models including DevOps approaches and working practices

Experience of managing technical reviews and assessments of cloud strategy, roadmaps, cloud data models, cloud integration, and cloud migration tools

Embraces a growth mindset for business development, able to influence stakeholders

Collaborative ways of working with clients and KPMG teams

Team player that thrives in a diverse culture, inspiring and motivating others

What we can offer

Scale, some of our clients are well known, their infrastructure isn’t small!

Flexible and considerate working hours and locations

Access to regular training opportunities, attending conferences and certification is encouraged and supported

Market equal pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work and a free day off to celebrate your birthday

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